About

Nomad.PDX is an artistic think-tank that revolutionizes the experience of fine dining.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Nomad.PDX does away with traditional whitetablecloth dining for a breathable and expressive environment.

Without sacrificing the high quality of the food, drink, and wine, Nomad.PDX sheds the model of the past through its development of a natural, hands-on approach meant to showcase the beauty of food and its origins.

Nomad.PDX invites guests on their food sourcing journey from the earth to the dinner plate through a new atmospheric dining approach.


Ryan Fox: Executive Chef/Owner

Photography by Rabbit Hole Photo

The intersection of culture, food, and art has always been a focal point of Ryan Fox’s culinary journey. After completing his education at the Culinary Institute of America, he spent years honing his craft at three Michelin-starred restaurant Joel Robuchon, and Portland’s own Castagna. He now offers a refreshing approach to Portland dining. From New York to Nevada and then Oregon, each region’s distinctive tastes have helped Ryan understand the locals’ influence on the food culture.

After developing a deep understanding of Portland’s food culture, and its citizens desire for low key but high quality dining, Ryan is devoting his culinary passion to opening an intimate stage for food lovers to indulge. He offers a new experience for those seeking a closer connection with local cuisine in an exquisite private atmosphere.